Bookomi Most Wanted List

 August 2018

Selected by Leaders Who Are Readers

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari, historian. author of Sapiens and Homo Deus

Sapiens looked at the past and Homo Deus looked towards the future. This amazing work completes the trilogy, exploring how we live now in the author's unique way.

Better

John Grant, co-founder of the legendary 1990s London creative agency St Luke’s.

We are in the midst of a well-being revolution at work - this is an account of that revolution by the co-founder of legendarily creative advertising agency St Luke's.

Exploding Data: Reclaiming Our Cyber Security in The Digital Age

Michael Chertoff, second Secretary of Homeland Security from 2005-2009

Former US Secretary of Homeland Security puts forward a powerful argument for new laws and policies surrounding cyber security - He argues that personal freedom is at stake.

The Ai Delusion

Gary Smith, Fletcher Jones Professor of Economics at Pomona College

Don't believe everything you read, see and hear about artificial intelligence. It's not all that. Taking examples from the US elections, board games, medicine, face recognition and Karoake

Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Lewis Dartnell

Why is the world the way it is? UK Space Agency researcher Lewis Dartnell examines the forces that shape our planet and our lives.

Leadership: The Multiplier Effect

Andy Cope, Jonathan Peach and Mike Martin (The Art of Brilliance)

Lead from the front, make the most of yourself and make everyone around you feel great. Sounds like a good idea on paper, but how do you put it into practice?

Ai WeiWei

Yours Truly: Art, Human Rights And The Power of Writing a Letter

Postcards written by visitors to the author's art exhibition sent to prisoners of conscience around the world with incredible consequences.

Nine Crises: Fifty Years of Covering The British Economy; From Devaluation to Brexit

William Keegan

The current Brexit "crisis" put into context by the economics editor of The Observer - Reassuring or depressing depending on your point of view.

Game Changers: How A Team of Underdogs and Scientists Discovered What It Takes To Win

Joao Madeiros

The Wired Deputy Editor examines the science behind high performance in sport and how analysis can change the fortunes of any elite team.

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